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  1. Football: Everton look to complete Keane deal

    BBC Sport

    Everton are hopeful of confirming the £25m signing of Burnley's England defender Michael Keane.

    Michael Keane

    Keane, 24, is expected to undergo a medical before completing the formalities of his move.

    Everton will also officially announce the signing of Malaga's Spain under-21 striker Sandro Ramirez.

    Keane's signing, and the completion of the Sandro deal, takes Everton's spending to more than £90m in this transfer window.

  2. Latest headlines for the North West

    • Construction of a new "world-class" specialist cancer hospital in Liverpool is due to get under way
    • Two women passengers have been seriously injured after a car being pursued by police crashed near Bacup. A man has been arrested.
    • Thousands of pounds have been raised for the family of a Culcheth Eagles rugby league player who died during a match
  3. Work to begin on 'world-class' cancer hospital

    Construction is due to get under way on a new "world-class" specialist cancer hospital in Liverpool.

    Image of new hospital

    The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust was granted permission to build the facility next to the Royal Liverpool Hospital last year.

    The £157m project is part of a plan to transform cancer care across Merseyside and Cheshire.

    It will provide services including urgent cancer care, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, both in-patient and out-patient care, support and rehabilitation.

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    Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, between J15 for M61 and J16 for A666 affecting J14 for M61.

    M60 Greater Manchester - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M60 clockwise between J15, M61 (Swinton Interchange) and J16, A666 (Pendlebury), because of a broken down lorry. Congestion to J14, M61 (East Lancs Road).

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Rugby league player dies during match

    An amateur rugby league player has died during a North West Men's League Division Four match.

    Adam "Carney" Cooper

    Adam "Carney" Cooper, 31, was playing for Culcheth Eagles away at Runcorn ARLFC at Heath playing fields in Runcorn on Saturday.

    An ambulance was called but the father-of-three could not be saved.

    A minute's applause was held before the Eagles' games on Sunday, the club tweeted, adding thanks "to the rugby league family" for messages.

    More than £6,500 has been raised for the family.

  6. 'Marathon man' cancer patient dies

    A man who completed 24 marathons after being diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer has died.

    Ben Ashworth

    Ben Ashworth, 38, from Preston, was diagnosed with the disease in 2012 and was told he only had months to live.

    Since then he has run marathons, including four ultras, to raise money for charity and combat the stigma of bowel cancer.

    His wife Louise said his family was "heartbroken" but "in awe" of how he "defied the odds".

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    Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, at J18 for M62 affecting J16 for A666.

    M60 Greater Manchester - Very slow traffic on M60 clockwise at J18, M62 (Simister Island), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J16, A666 (Pendlebury).

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Latest headlines for the North West

  9. Weather: Cloudy with patchy rain

    BBC Weather

    A cloudy start with some patchy outbreaks of showery rain. Becoming sunnier and drier into the afternoon. Highs of 17C.

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    Severe accident: M62 Greater Manchester westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 Greater Manchester westbound severe accident, between J20 for A627 and J19 for A6046.

    M62 Greater Manchester - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M62 westbound between J20 A627(M) Rochdale and J19, A6046 (Heywood), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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